PHYSICIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$171,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Shell
Highest Paying City
Broomfield, CO
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
5.1 years
How much does a physicist make?
The national average salary for a Physicist in the U.S. is $80,815 annually or $38.85 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $172,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $37,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Physicists are in Health Care companies and Technology companies. States with the highest Physicist salaries include North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The typical tenure for a Physicist is 5.1 years.
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Average Physicist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Physicist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Health Care companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Physicists are Shell and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill. In addition, companies like Alliance Healthcare Services Inc. and Bruker report highly competitive salaries for Physicists.

Average Physicist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Physicist in the USA is $80,815 annually or $38.85 hourly. The top city when it comes to Physicist salaries is Broomfield, CO at $171,462 per year. Even as an entry-level Physicist, you will make $110,000 per year in Broomfield, CO. The top 5 states with the highest reported Physicist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming. New York, New Jersey, and Oregon have the lowest Physicist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Broomfield, CO
$171,462
2
Memphis, TN
$153,161
3
Albuquerque, NM
$146,073
4
Atlanta, GA
$145,173
5
Saint Louis, MO
$144,892

RECENTLY ADDED Physicist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Novant Health
Physicist
10/25/2019
$184,700
10/11/2019
$69,016
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Physicist
10/10/2019
$67,956
Department of Energy
Physicist
09/24/2019
$123,298
09/20/2019
$69,016
09/10/2019
$60,210
08/26/2019
$69,581
Department of Energy
Physicist
08/26/2019
$137,849
Jefferson Lab
Physicist
08/22/2019
$78,400
Novant Health
Physicist
07/31/2019
$235,727
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